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Monday, October 04, 2010

Clamps & Gaskets: Roundup for 2010 Week 39

Clamps and Gaskets: weekly roundupWeek 39
26 September 2010 - 2 October 2010

  • 2010.10.01
    Virginia Gov. McDonnell alters ABC store proposal; removes restaurant surcharge. http://wapo.st/aQnFQ
  • Diane Alexander
  • 2010.10.01
    Diane & Dave Alexander to sell the Brickskeller, iconic beer bar in Washington DC. http://bit.ly/b8unRP
  • 2010.09.30
    Bill Clinton Discusses his 'Plant-Based Diet'. http://bit.ly/bKgBcb
  • 2010.09.30
    Atlantic Monthly on-line: "antiquated notion that any [beer] w/ heavy hops needs to have India in the name." http://j.mp/9nQIRK
  • Lemon Broccoli
  • 2010.09.30
    From the New York Times: Told to Eat Its Vegetables, America Orders Fries. http://nyti.ms/ckmVjv
  • 2010.09.29
    Sour, salty beer. Gose (pronounced 'goes-uh'): its history and revival. http://bit.ly/bENtEd
  • 2010.09.29
    British beer blogger Mark Dredge on The Independent's article on real ale for 20-something females: "Condescending, cliched, really not helpful." With a link to the original piece: http://ff.im/-rhSre
  • 2010.09.29
    You can't make this up. Serendipity: Bruce Springsteen sings for a New Jersey couple's engagement photo shoot: http://bit.ly/95px0Z
  • 2010.09.29
    New York wines, particularly Finger Lakes Merlot and Riesling, develop their own identity. From the Washington Post: http://wapo.st/9NaFOO
  • 2010.09.29
    3 Stars Brewing: a new Washington DC brewery for 2011. http://bit.ly/bpK1Oo
  • Fest & Dirndl
  • 2010.09.29
    Ein Prosit: German Oktoberfest and American beer innovation: http://wapo.st/bWL7Q9
  • 2010.09.28
    British beer author Pete Brown's thoughts on the UK Cask Report, which he wrote. http://bit.ly/bVtaS5
  • 2010.09.28
    Today, National Punctuation Day, the Chicago Manual of Style reminds everyone of the logic, efficiency, and beauty of the serial comma. http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org
  • Port City (09)
  • 2010.09.27
    A photo tour of construction at Port City Brewing, scheduled to open in December 2010, in Alexandria, Virginia. http://bit.ly/9m2BLA
  • 2010.09.27
    The UK Cask Report 2010: a 5% volume increase for real ale vs. a 2% decline for bottled and kegged beer. http://bit.ly/9b9T3K
  • 2010.09.27
    From the Chicago Tribune: The so-called 'craft' beer market draws the attention of the 'mainsteam' big breweries. They see the need for "different flavors." http://bit.ly/bt8MJY
  • 2010.09.27
    The schedule for the 2011 Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, 18-21 February, has been announced: http://bit.ly/cJIHFm
  • Harvest Moon 2010
  • 2010.09.27
    Cosmic accidents: Beginning with the Big Bang, 10 lucky breaks for humanity. http://bit.ly/96dFt6
  • 2010.09.27
    Baltimore, Maryland, is rated the No. 32 city in the US city for social media-savvy. Washington, D.C. is No. 3 for Twitter savvy. http://bit.ly/c76PyI
  • 2010.09.27
    Cyber warfare? Stealthy "Stuxnet" internet worm targeting power plants, factories. http://bit.ly/aeVX0C
  • 2010.09.27
    Running out of money, the US Postal Service considers allowing beer to be sent via the mail. http://tinyurl.com/26jncmd
  • 2010.09.26
    Clever tip: To keep bottles of beer stacked in a home refrigerator, use a binder clip. http://bit.ly/9zuZps
  • 2010.09.26
    Beer Birthday: Importer and brewpub pioneer Charles Finkel is 67 today. http://bit.ly/b7eDn1

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  • Clamps and Gaskets is a weekly wrap-up of stories  not posted at Yours For Good Fermentables.com. Most deal with beer (or wine, or whisky); some do not. But all are brief, and many are re-posts from my Twitter account: twitter.com/cizauskas.
  • The Clamps and Gaskets graphic was created by Mike Licht at NotionsCapital.

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